Whether you're a first time mother or you've given birth a few times already, chances are you know by now what the placenta is. It's the organ that develops during pregnancy to connect the fetus to the uterine wall, allowing nutrients to pass through, wastes to be eliminated and gases to be exchanged between the mother and her unborn child. It's usually expelled after the baby … [Read more...] about Is it really true that some people eat the placenta?
When you're getting ready for baby and poring through all kinds of medical information, baby books and blog posts, you're bound to come across a few eyebrow-raising theories about pregnancy. For example, have you heard the one about how more babies are conceived during a full moon than any of the other moon phases? This seems pretty believable, especially since there are so … [Read more...] about Are more babies conceived during a full moon?
Getting ready for baby means stocking up on all the clothes that you might need to help him or her be the most stylish little one in the neighborhood, but even newborns are known to grow out of their clothes at a rapid pace. If you're a first time mother, this can mean constantly having to cycle through different attire, and while this can be costly, it also leaves another … [Read more...] about 3 ways to repurpose your baby’s old clothes
As your bump grows bigger and bigger, chances are your dreams of foreign adventures or sojourns to other parts of the country will diminish considerably. It's not that a vacation isn't needed - in fact, at many points during pregnancy, it may feel much-deserved - the fact is, most mothers-to-be have bigger things on their minds than a trip, like getting ready for baby. But … [Read more...] about 5 tips to make traveling easier during pregnancy
Giving birth can be an incredible experience that is unlike anything you'll ever have again - unless you deliver another child into the world, that is!But for first time mothers, the feelings of intense happiness that come after several difficult trimesters of carrying a baby can be overwhelming, but so can all the tasks that need to be done to ensure that a … [Read more...] about 5 tips for bathing your baby